[tulip-bug] installing tulip

Donald Becker becker@scyld.com
Mon Sep 30 15:43:02 2002

On Sat, 28 Sep 2002, Joel Smith wrote:

> i'm running redhat linux 7.3 kernel 2.4.18-3; i compiled the latest
> tulip.c driver; installed them with
> install -m 644 tulip.o /lib/modules/2.4.18-3/kernel/drivers/net/tulip/
> install -m 644 tulip.o /lib/modules/2.4.18-3/kernel/net/
> now i fear that i've overwritten my old tulip.o because i forgot to
> move it, and modprobe can't locate it.  how do i install this
> module???  any information would be greatly appreciated
> [root@localhost netdrivers]# /sbin/depmod -a
> [root@localhost netdrivers]# /sbin/modprobe tulip.o
> modprobe: Can't locate module tulip.o

Use "tulip" not "tulip.o"
  /sbin/modprobe tulip

[[ You would think that modprobe would be smart enough to recognize the
".o" at the end... ]]

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